It has been a big start to the year for consumer drones. Just recently DJI announced the fourth generation of its popular Phantom quadcopter. Back at CES, Parrot detailed a new fixed wing drone with impressive flight speeds. Fast forward to today and PowerUp has opened pre-orders for its FPV virtual reality-enabled kit for paper airplanes. After a successful Kickstarter campaign that raised nearly $500,000, it is now ready for purchase.

PowerUp partnered with Parrot on this DIY kit that brings together today’s technology with the classic pastime of paper airplanes. You can control flight via your phone or VR headset, allowing anyone to take to the skies. With big names like DJI dominating the space, will this alternative be able to contend? More below.

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